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September road closures expected on Robert Edge Parkway

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NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The South Carolina Department of Transportation has contracted for repairs to Robert Edge Parkway in North Myrtle Beach, September 8 through September 30.

The focus of the repairs are to the bridge, formally named the J. Bryan Floyd Bridge, approach slab on the west side of the Intracoastal Waterway. This is the transition piece between the roadway and the bridge that spans the Waterway.

The SCDOT reports:

  • On September 8 – The eastbound (inbound) lanes on Robert Edge Parkway, from Highway 17 to beyond the bridge, will close for a period of about two weeks. During this time, motorists will not be able to enter North Myrtle Beach using Robert Edge Parkway, but will have to do so via alternate routes.
  • On September 22 (estimated) – The eastbound (inbound) and westbound (outbound) lanes on Robert Edge Parkway, from Highway 17 to beyond the bridge, will close for three to five days. During this time, motorists will not be able to enter or exit North Myrtle Beach using Robert Edge Parkway, but will have to do so via alternate routes.
  • Detours will be posted via SC Highway 31 (Carolina Bays Parkway), SC Highway 9 and U.S. Highway 17.

Although dates of the closures and detours could change, the SCDOT advise motorists to be prepared to adjust their travel plans referencing the schedule above.

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